The modern-day Chrysler 300 was introduced in 2004, nearly four decades after the preliminary 300 “letter series” was terminated. Bolted on the company’s rear-wheel-drive LX platform with elements from the W211-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 300 debuted with a host of V-6 and V-8 fuel powerplants, plus a diesel system for European markets. The full-size sedan was redesigned for the 2011 model year, getting numerous drivetrain and technology upgrades. The second-gen car received a facelift for 2015, that included a substantially customized front fascia to name a few features.
2018 Chrysler 300 Exterior
Inning accordance with Ralph Gilles (Chrysler head of design), the next-generation 300 will continue to have an unique existence. “In type or shape, the car’s constantly going to have its own visual. Existence can be available in many ways. The shape has to be distinct. Whatever it is, anywhere we wind up, it needs to be special,” he told Car Advice. Although he declined to elaborate, Gilles did suggest the company is considering more than one style for the next-generation sedan. One thing is particular though, the redesigned 300 will maintain some of the details that assisted make the first-generation car an immediate classic.
2018 Chrysler 300 Interior
Gilles had absolutely nothing to state about the 300’s brand-new interior, however we expect a heavily revamped cabin– likely motivated from the 200’s– with additional premium features, more soft-touch surface areas, and updated technology.
2018 Chrysler 300 Drivetrain
The engine lineup is still a secret, but V-6 and V-8 powerplants are most likely on the table for 2018 as well. Whether Chrysler is establishing new engines or not, we expect the 2018 Chrysler 300 to see enhancements in both the output and fuel performance departments. The existing 300 returns as much as 31 mpg on the highway, putting it above both the Chevy Impala and the Ford Taurus.
2018 Chrysler 300 Release Date and Price
We anticipate the 2018 Chrysler 300 to begin in showrooms this year or next. It’ll likely remain near the current model’s cost variety of $33,435-$46,365. Secret competitors to the 300 include the Genesis G80, Kia Cadenza, and Buick LaCrosse.
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